A plot by the leader of the aristocrats has been set in motion, kidnapping the young king, to force the royal family to abdicate. Near-helpless, the Queen Regent and her Chief Minister Cardinal Jules Mazarin (protégé of Richelieu) try to stave off the threat, but with little success. And so, as the life of France begins to break down, lawlessness in the streets breaks out. In the midst of this turmoil, three young women unaware of one another – a gypsy, the daughter of a bourgeoisie merchant, and a young heiress – have each suddenly been forced from home to face their own steep hurdles alone that have changed their lives. And though they don’t know it, those separate lives will soon entwine with one another, and the destiny of France.
Hunnhh?? Me?? She peered over at Gabrielle in confusion with a bewildered expression that asked why in the world would you challenge a Musketeer to fight…me?
And with that, he walked to the bar, turning his back on his men to make a show of total disinterest.
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